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College Basketball Viewing Picks For 03/09 & 03/10/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports on TV Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, March 9 Pregame and Studio Shows College GameDay live from Washington, DC — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big Ten Network, 11:30 a.m. Big Ten Game Break — Big Ten […]

What You’ll See on Fox Sports 1

So Fox Sports 1 has been officially announced? What’s next? The launch on Saturday, August 17 which will include a NASCAR Truck Series race and a UFC card. During the event that introduced US version of Fox Sports 1 to the world (let’s not forget the original Fox Sports 1 in Australia), we learned that […]

Some Quick Tuesday Linkage

On my way to New York for the Fox Sports 1 unveiling and I’m going to try to do some links with the limited wifi that Amtrak has provided. It’s not the best, but it’ll do for what I need today. Let’s begin with Sports Illustrated’s Richard Deitsch who along with Matt Yoder from Awful […]

What Can We Expect From Fox Sports 1 and 2?

The worst kept secret in sports media finally gets pushed from behind the curtain and will be officially unveiled to advertisers and the media on Tuesday. Fox Sports officials will be at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York to tell the world what the average fan will see on the new Fox Sports 1 […]

ESPN’s 2013 Championship Week To Include 136 Men’s Basketball Games

We’re fast approaching the college basketball conference tournaments and some really fun games. Teams that are on the bubble hope to improve their NCAA Tournament selection chances, while those teams firmly assured of a birth hope to improve on their seeding or hope not to get knocked off a certain line. With the networks of […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 03/02 & 03/03/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, March 2 Pregame & Studio Shows College Gameday live from Los Angeles, CA — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Inside College Basketball — CBS Sports Network, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show 2013 — Big Ten Network, […]

Some Wednesday Linkage

Let’s do some linkage while I have some time. USA Today’s Michael Hiestand notes NBC’s hiring of Tiger Woods pal Notah Begay to its golf team. He replaces Dottie Pepper who went to the PGA of America. Sports Business Journal’s John Ourand profiles ESPN PR pioneer Rosa Gatti who is retiring from the network after […]

Breaking Out Some Sunday Linkage

I haven’t done Sunday links in a very long while. It seems as if part of my weekends have been planned for me behind my back for almost three years straight. Finally glad to be able to do links on a weekend. Charlie White at Mashable talks about NASCAR taking down fan videos of the horrific […]

NBC Concedes The Big East To ESPN

When do you bury news? On the weekend! When do the networks put out terse statements on lost sports properties? Either late at night or on the weekends, like 3:19 p.m. ET on Saturday. NBC has conceded losing the Big East Conference to ESPN which matched the Peacock’s offer this week. There was a slight […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/23 & 02/24/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 22 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Lexington, KY — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: Top 10 Upsets — CBS, 1 p.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: […]

Report: ESPN Matches NBC’s Offer For Big East; Details Need To Be Worked Out

From John Ourand in today’s Sports Business Daily, ESPN has matched NBC’s offer to air Big East football and basketball. Earlier this week, it was reported that the Big East came to an agreement with NBC Sports Network, a deal with more $20 million annually over six years. Today was the deadline for ESPN to […]

A Fast Wednesday Sports Media Notebook

In lieu of linkage which has been sorely lacking, my sincere apologies, I give a sports media notebook which includes some links for you. Life has gotten in the way and you’ve responded by not visiting the site. It tells me you want fresh content so I’ll do my best to provide that to you […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/16 & 02/17/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 16 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Lawrence, KS — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of NCAA March Madness: Top 10 Improbable Heroes — CBS, 12:30 p.m. College GameDay live from Lawrence, […]

REPORT: Big East Close To A Deal With NBC Sports Network

This coming from Ralph D. Russo of the Associated Press. Citing two sources familiar with the deal, the AP reports that the conference is getting closer to working out a six year contract with NBC Sports Network. According to the report, NBC Sports Network would pay in the neighborhood of $20 million per year. ESPN […]

Some Early Sunday Morning Sports Media Thoughts

My apologies for not posting the Weekend Viewing Picks and other stuff. My power went out thanks to the Blizzard of 2013 and I also had to deal with two downed trees, one lying across my driveway, so you can imagine me going stir crazy over blocked access, no heat, no power, NO WIFI and […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/09 & 02/10/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments Courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 9 Pregame and Studio Shows College GameDay live from South Bend, IN — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. 75 Years of March Madness: Top 10 Coaches — CBS, 12:30 p.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 02/02 & 02/03/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Announcing Assignments courtesy of Eye on Sky and Air Sports Saturday, February 2 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Bloomington, IN — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. Big Ten Tip-Off Show — Big Ten Network, 6:30 p.m. College GameDay live from Bloomington, IN — ESPN, 8 […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/26 & 01/27/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 26 Pregame & Studio Hosts College GameDay live from Raleigh, NC — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 a.m. College GameDay — ESPN, 6 p.m. College Basketball Live — ESPN2, midnight 11 a.m. Syracuse at Villanova — ESPNU (Beth Mowins/Tim Walsh) 11:30 a.m. Women’s: Delta State at Valdosta […]

College Basketball Viewing Picks For 01/19 & 01/20/2013, All Times Eastern

Men’s Schedule Courtesy of Matt’s College Sports Saturday, January 19 Pregame & Studio Shows College GameDay live from Indianapolis — ESPNU, 10 a.m./ESPN, 11 p.m. College GameDay live from Indianapolis — ESPN, 8 p.m. 11 a.m. Virginia Military Institute at Coastal Carolina — ESPNU (Adam Amin/Brooke Weisbrod) noon St. John’s at DePaul — Big East […]

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